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The Oregon Third Congressional District to the House of Representatives is bordered by the Hood River county line on the east and the Columbia River (and state boundary) to the north. The 3rd includes all of Portland and Multnomah County east of the Willamette River and some areas west of the river around Forest Park. The district also includes parts of Clackamas County east of Gladstone and Oregon City, including Milwaukie, Happy Valley, Estacada, Sandy, and large portions of unincorporated Clackamas County and the Mount Hood National Forest.


Counties: Most of Multnomah County and northern part of Clackamas County.

Currently Oregon's 3rd Congressional District is represented by Earl Blumenauer (D) who won re-election in the 2006 campaign.


3rd District General Statistics


<tr><td>% Change from 1990</td><td>20.4%</td></tr> <tr><td>Land Area</td><td>1021 Sq. Mi.</td></tr> <tr><td>Pop. per Square Mile</td><td>670</td></tr> </table>

3rd District Population Statistics


<tr><td>Clackamas</td><td>124,972</td></tr> <tr><td>Multnomah</td><td>559,307</td></tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"><th>City</th><th>2000 Population</th></td></tr> <tr><td>Estacada</td><td>2,371</td></tr> <tr><td>Fairview</td><td>7,561</td></tr><tr> <tr><td>Gresham</td><td>90,205</td></tr> <tr><td>Milwaukie</td><td>20,490</td></tr> <tr><td>Portland</td><td>432,388</td></tr> <tr><td>Sandy</td><td>5,385</td></tr> <tr><td>Troutdale</td><td>13,777</td></tr> <tr><td>Wood Village</td><td>2,860</td></tr> </table>

3rd District Racial Statistics

County2000 Population

<tr><td>White </td><td>75.1%</td></tr> <tr><td>Hispanic Origin</td><td>12.5%</td></tr> <tr><td>Black</td><td>12.3%</td></tr><tr> <tr><td>Asian/Pacific Islander</td><td>3.7%</td></tr> <tr><td>American Indian</td><td>0.9%</td></tr> <tr><td>Other</td><td>5.5%</td></tr> </table>

2006 election

Earl Blumenauer   (D)  178,071  74%
Bruce Broussard   (R) 	56,804  24%
David Brownlow  (CST) 	 6,666   3%

2004 election

Earl Blumenauer   (D) 	233,705  71%  
Tami L. Mars      (R) 	 77,555  24%  
Other 	                 16,552   5%

2002 election

Earl Blumenauer     (D) 129,726  67% 
Sarah Seale	    (R)	 51,340	 27% 
Other (3 candidates)	 11,841	  6%

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